2.2. Government FOSS repository
The government and the public sector in general, is one of the important consumers of software. Apart from adopting free software in government, a lot of reuse and sharing can also be enabled through a repository of e-governance applications. Under this policy
Public adoption of Free software
- The code developed for the state should be available as free software.
- Proper transfer of code from vendors to government and release of the same under free license should be enforced.
- A public repository of application for local bodies shall be created.
- Competitions on software for civic engagement would be conducted to evolve innovative solutions.